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2014-10-21 12:32:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frustrated with the slow pace of implementation of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), Vicki and Fred Modell renewed a multi-million dollar commitment to screen every baby born in every state for this life threatening condition, often referred to as "Bubble Boy" disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153192 Four million newborns in the United States are routinely screened annually for a variety of...

2014-04-22 12:31:08

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From April 22(nd )to April 29(th), the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) and 75 locations across 50 countries, will join together to celebrate the annual World Primary Immunodeficiency Week (WPIW). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76370 JMF will host their simultaneous balloon launch in New York City and around the world to represent their commitment to this global movement to raise awareness for Primary...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.